The long weekend cuts back some of the games this week in DIAA, but there's a big one in the MAC with Louisville facing Western Michigan.
Dartmouth faces one of its toughest Ivy League rivals, while Iowa State has a key game against Oklahoma State.
Kennesaw State is not going away, and proved it with a superb performance Saturday to defeat 2-0 Kentucky 24-5.
KSU’s defensive effort was impressive as Kentucky has scored 113 points in the Wildcats’ last two conference games.
“It was a pretty solid team performance,” said Head Coach Randall Joseph, who started the program in 2005 and returned a couple of years ago.
Kentucky is looking for another conference title and took a big step forward this past weekend with a 40-12 defeat of Alabama.
But UK will get a good challenge in the DIAA SCRC from Tennessee, which defeated DIA Notre Dame 31-12, and who also beat Memphis on the same Saturday. But there’s another challenge lurking.
DIAA games get underway this weekend with 12 (actually 15, we confirmed three more) conference games and a few crossovers, too.
Severe weather is expected in Tuscaloosa, Ala. for Saturday, and as a result the SCRC Qualifying Sevens Tournament has been canceled.
Organizers said that the likelihood of significant delays due to lightning protocol along with the eventual deterioration of the playing surface is simply too big of a risk for teams to spend significant amounts of money to travel for the event.